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EMC Engineer (Electromagnetic Compatibility) - Submarines

Derby, United Kingdom
Closing date
19 May 2024

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EMC Engineer (Electromagnetic Compatibility) - Submarines

Full Time

Why Rolls-Royce?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an EMC Engineer (Electromagnetic Compatibility) to join Rolls-Royce Submarines.

We're a leader in propulsion system design and development for the Royal Navy's nuclear submarine fleet and the sole provider and technical authority.

Join us and we'll provide an environment where you can be yourself. An inclusive, digital-first culture that invests in you, gives you a platform for continuous learning, and access to an incredible breadth and depth of opportunities to grow your career.

As an EMC Technician/Engineer within the Submarines business you will help ensure that Rolls-Royce Submarines products for legacy, current class and future class submarine platforms meet customer and regulatory EMC requirements.

Your role will predominantly be onsite but may offer home based working dependent on workloads.

We offer excellent development, a competitive salary and exceptional benefits. These include bonus, employee support assistance and employee discounts.

Your needs are as unique as you are. Hybrid working is a way in which our people can balance their time between the office, home or another remote location. It's a locally managed and flexed informal discretionary arrangement. As a minimum we're all expected to attend the workplace for collaboration and other specific reasons, on average three days per week.

What you will be doing:

You will produce EMC documentation (Control Plans, EMC Strategies, Test Plans, Test Reports etc).
  • Maintain EMC Test Laboratory (e.g. test equipment, calibration schedules etc).
  • Validation of EMC instrumentation.
  • Perform EMC qualification of equipment at component, LRU and system level.
  • Act as a focal point for EMC within the Submarines Business and liaise with Design Engineers to define and meet contractual, legislative and regulatory EMC requirements applying to products.
  • Maintain the EMC quality management system and demonstrate technical competency in support of the EMC laboratory's ISO17025 accreditation.
  • Attend stakeholder reviews and provide EMC expertise and guidance through product development from concept to formal qualification and through-life.
  • Provide resolution to EMC issues.
  • Occasional travel to vendor/customer sites (i.e. dockyards, manufacturing facilities etc.) to perform on-site EMC testing which may be up to 2 weeks in duration.

Who we're looking for:

At Rolls-Royce we embrace agility, are bold, pursue collaboration and seek simplicity in everything we do. These principles form our values and behaviours and are an essential component of our assessment process and are fundamental qualities that we seek for all roles.
  • Degree or working towards a degree in electrical/electronic engineering subject or have equivalent technical capability from experience in a previous EMC role.
  • Understanding of EMC principles; e.g. EMC standards (in particular Defence Standard 59-411, Mil-Std-461, AECTP500), EMC testing (emissions/susceptibility, conducted, radiated, transient etc.), design for EMC and EMC environment life cycle.
  • Awareness of ISO17025 requirements in a test laboratory environment.
  • Development and application of test methods and procedures.
  • Accurate recording of information (test logs etc).
  • Confident written and verbal communication skills and the ability to represent R-R to customers and vendors.
  • Ability to plan, organise and manage work.
  • Good time management and able to deliver to deadlines.
  • Seeks increases in efficiency and drives continuous improvement.
  • Contribute to a culture of improving HS&E and the company's journey to Zero Harm.
  • Training will be provided where necessary.

We're an equal opportunities employer. We're committed to developing a diverse workforce and an inclusive working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and cultures give us different perspectives. And the more perspectives we have, the more successful we'll be. By building a culture of respect and appreciation, we give everyone who works here the opportunity to realise their full potential.

You can learn more about our global inclusion strategy at

To work for Rolls-Royce Submarines you need to hold a Security Check (SC) clearance without any caveats to that clearance. Rolls-Royce will support the application for Security Clearance if you don't currently already have this in place.

Due to the nature of work the business conducts and the protection of certain assets, you must hold a UK nationality. Any dual nationals will require additional scrutiny and background checks prior to commencing work with RRSL.

Closing Date: 22nd May 2024


Job Category

Electrical and Electronics

Posting Date

15 May 2024; 00:05


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